SES-imagotag, (Euronext: SESL, FR0010282822) the global leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) and digital solutions for physical retail, today announces that it is joining the United Nations Global Compact initiative.
The Group pledges to further extend its ambition to build a better and positive retail by committing to the ten universally accepted principles of the UN program in the areas of human rights, labor standards, environment and climate, as well as the prevention of corruption.
This new commitment is perfectly aligned with the Group’s Roadmap for Positive Retail, launched a year ago and presented in the 2019 Annual Report, which aims to 1) help technology adoption by democratizing retail IoT; 2) to enable a stronger collaboration across the entire CPG-Retail value chain to maximize synergies; 3) to ensure utmost data protection, integrity and privacy; 4) and finally to make retail’s digital transformation wasteless, low carbon and sustainable.
Thierry Gadou, Chairman and CEO of the SES-imagotag group comments: “This is a natural next step for us, which reflects our ambition to build a sustainable and futureproof technology for physical commerce. Retail is one the world’s largest industries, with a tremendous impact on our societies. Today, consumers strongly express aspirations to a new and positive commerce that must be omnichannel, sustainable, transparent, safe, fair and respectful of personal data.
As the global leading retail IoT technology company, SES-imagotag’s core mission is to help physical retailers address these new trends and achieve their digital transformation. But our company’s purpose also goes far beyond that and supporting the United Nations Clobal Compact’s principles is perfectly aligned with our roadmap for Positive Retail, which lies at the heart of SES-imagotag’s vision and strategy for the future.”
Created in 2000, Global Compact counts over 12000 signatories and stakeholders based in over 160 countries.